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Michael Mergen in Harper’s Magazine

Twelve photographs by Michael Mergen, assistant professor of art, are featured in the February issue of Harper’s Magazine.  The photo essay, Vote Here, documents a variety of voting booths on Election Day across the United States.  The work can be seen on Mergen’s personal website: http://mimages.com/index.php?/project/vote/

Dr. Leah Shilling-Traina accepted into STaR program

Dr. Leah Shilling-Traina was recently accepted into the 2012 STaR (Service, Teaching, and Research) cohort. The STaR program, funded by the National Science Foundation, provides support to 35 early career mathematics educators from across the country by addressing common challenges such as teaching mathematics courses designed for teacher preparation, establishing a research agenda, and developing […]

Book Release: Walter Witschey

 Walter Witschey has released his first serious work under the Longwood imprimatur and aegis, entitled Historical Dictionary of Mesoamerica, and published by The Scarecrow Press, Inc.  His co-author is Clifford T. Brown of Florida Atlantic University. This dictionary offers students, researchers, and other interested persons concise definitions and descriptions of the major peoples, places, ideas, […]

Mathematics professor presents at national conference

Jacqueline Hall, associate professor of mathematics, gave the presentation ” ‘I CAN PROVE IT’–Using Proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem to Bolster Confidence for the Math-Anxious Liberal Arts Mathematics Students” on January 6 at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston, MA.  Her talk discussed a technique used in her Math 131 course where she has each […]